1939-10-30 Henry Armstrong w rsc 4 (15) Bobby Pacho, Municipal Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA - WORLD
1939-10-30 Henry Armstrong w rsc 4 (15) Bobby Pacho, Municipal Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA - WORLD. Referee: Jack Bloom. Six nights after beating Jimmy Garrison the champion was back in the ring once more defending his title, this time against the battle-scarred Pacho (146). Despite being given the opportunity, Pacho did not look to be in the greatest of shape at the weigh-in. The first three rounds saw Armstrong (140) all over Pacho, who to his credit was still looking to make a fight of it, and although the latter tried to get to close quarters in the fourth he was quickly sent spinning into the ropes from a fusillade of punches. With Armstrong pounding away to head and body until Pacho’s arms were dangling by his side the referee called it off after a minute and a half of the session had elapsed. This was Armstrong’s fifth title defence in just 22 days.